Dual Degree Programs
Dual Baccalaureate and Master of Public Health (MPH) Degrees
Mount Mary College and the Medical College of Wisconsin have teamed up to offer a new dual program allowing students to earn two degrees, a Baccalaureate and a Master of Public Health (MPH), in just five years.
Eligible Mount Mary students may enroll in the Medical College of Wisconsin's (MCW) graduate public health courses prior to graduation from Mount Mary. Up to 15 credits of this graduate work may count towards both the undergraduate and graduate degrees. After graduation from Mount Mary, these students continue as graduate students at the Medical College for approximately one additional year until they complete the Master of Public Health program.
- Mount Mary students majoring in any discipline may apply for this dual degree program in the spring semester of their junior year. Priority will be given to full-time students, although exceptions may be made for highly motivated part-time students with superior academic records.
- Applications are accepted online through the Medical College of Wisconsin.
- Application fee: waived.
- Successful completion of a minimum of 96 UG credits, including credits in progress; of those, at least 20 must be completed at Mount Mary. NOTE: A minimum of 12 credit hours (six credit hours per semester) must be completed at Mount Mary in the dual enrollment year.
- Cumulative GPA: 3.3
- Three letters of recommendation from the following:
- faculty member or other academic reference
- chair of undergraduate student's major program
- academic affairs administration
NOTE: No student will be admitted without a recommendation from Mount Mary.
- The Graduate Records Exam (GRE) is waived, however, students must have completed an upper-level writing course and have submitted a writing sample (e.g., research paper) from a course completed within the six months prior to application.
- Successful completion of the following courses:
- SYM 102 Composition II
- SEA 101 Search for Meaning
- One course in biology
- One course in behavioral science
- One upper-level writing course
- One course in statistics
For more information on this new program, please contact Wendy McCredie, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at 414-258-4810, ext. 608 or email@example.com.